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Which description of the battle between Humbaba and Gilgamesh illustrates the Mesopotamian belief that the gods play a role in fate?


“Then Shamash threw strong winds at Humbaba, the south wind, the north wind, the east and the west” (124).


“The monster let out a deafening cry, his roar boomed forth like a blast of thunder” (124).


“[Humbaba] stamped and the ground burst open, his steps split the mountains of Lebanon” (124).


“[T]he clouds turned black, a sulfurous fog descended on them and made their eyes ache.” (124).


“[Humbaba] could not move forward, could not retreat” (124).

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